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Group status: Final shadowing week 3A1 & 3A2!!!
This year at Hillhead High School Ms Logan and Ms Phenix's 3rd year english classes are shadowing the Carnegie awards. Pupils from both classes have been allocated Carnegie shortlisted titles based on their Accelerated Reader level as well as reading habits. Pupils will be working on both critical and creative responses to the shortlisted titles they have been allocated. In addition pupils from both classes will have the opportunity to meet during classtime to discuss the shortlisted titles.

Bookish Boris (Ms Summers' cat)

The English Department are planning to purchase a class set of one of the shortlisted titles for the 2015 Carnegie Medal. Which book do you think a class would most enjoy studying?

More than this by Patrick Ness
Apple & Rain by Sarah Crossan
When Mr Dog Bites by Brian Conaghan
Buffalo Soldier by Tanya Landman
Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge
Tinder by Sally Gardner
The Fastest Boy in the World by Elizabeth Laird
The Middle of Nowhere by Geraldine McCaughrean
Title: A Monster Calls
Author: Patrick Ness
Illustrator: Jim Kay
Winning Year: 2012

I absolutely love this book and would recommend it to anyone and everyone! I even have a copy signed by Jim Kay on a little Eiffel Tower easel on my dressing table. READ THIS BEAUTIFUL BOOK!! Now for a little bit about the book: The monster shows up after